Northport Family Dental
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Patient Testimonials

  • "Northport Family Dental provides a very welcoming and professional staff with state of the art technology at their fingertips. On my very first visit as a new patient I was made to feel welcome and comfortable in the clean, pleasant and organized waiting area and treatment room."

  • "This was my first visit and I was immediately impressed by the facility and the professionalism of the staff. I was further impressed by the attention to detail, explanations and information given by the Doctor about the available treatments and my options. Dental treatment is not high on my list of things I look forward to but this was a rewarding and relatively painless experience."

  • "My family and I have been going to Northport Dental for the past 20 years and we love it. Dr. Rubin is awesome and his staff of hygienists, assistants and administrators are all so nice and caring and professional. Dr. Rubin's office is total state of the art - with all the latest high-tech equipment and comfortable atmosphere. We've recommended this office to many friends who are all very happy."

  • "The staff was terrific...very friendly and welcoming. Everything went like clockwork. I can't think of an experience with a dentist that was as reassuring. Doctor Rubin was really something. He was approachable and easy to converse with. The technology and expertise was something to behold."

How long after my Implant is placed before I have a new tooth?

man with facial hair smiling l dental crowns Northport NY The process of osteointegration, the attachment of bone to the implant surface, takes about 3 months. Once the implant is exposed, an impression can be taken. Your new tooth may be ready in as little as a few hours or a few days, often depending on personal preference.

Sites which have been grafted at the time of implant placement are ready usually in 4-6 months. Simultaneous implant placement with a sinus lift requires a minimum of six months healing.

Factors That Impact Dental Implant Placement

Bone density varies widely in different areas of the mouth. Implants which are placed into dense bone tend to be more stable initially and our expectation is that they can be restored sooner than an implant placed in less dense bone.

Local factors play an important modifying role in the healing response and need to be considered.

Factors That Slow Healing Time of Dental Implants

Factors such as smoking, underlying medical conditions (such as diabetes), and the amount and quality of bone available at the time of placement all effect surgical outcomes. The better the local surgical environment and associated favorable history, the sooner we expect to see a favorable healing response.

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